University of Wollongong

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world rank  315

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, University of Wollongong is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Wollongong (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Dubai, Shoalhaven, Loftus, Moss Vale, Bega, Batemans Bay, Liverpool. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, University of Wollongong (UOW) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. University of Wollongong (UOW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 45 years old Australian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UOW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UOW
Founded 1975 Origins date back to 1951
Motto Excellence Innovation Diversity
Colours Blue, gold and red

University Location

Address Northfields Avenue
Wollongong
2522 New South Wales
Australia
Tel +61 (0)2 4221 3218
Fax +61 (0)2 4221 3233
Other locations Dubai, Shoalhaven, Loftus, Moss Vale, Bega, Batemans Bay, Liverpool

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Northfields Avenue
Wollongong 2522
(0)2 4221 3218
1300 367 869

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Wollongong's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Training of Australia


Year of first Accreditation

1975


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia
  • Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)
  • Australian Medical Council (AMC)
  • Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA)
  • Dieticians Association of Australia (DAA)
  • Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)
  • Legal Profession Admission Board (LBAB)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Australian National Business Schools

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020